C64 Interface For Your Computer

Before we get started, lets just point out that this C64 was broken. He did not take a functional C64 out of operation for this. What he did do, was to build a hardware interface for for his VICE system. For those unfamiliar, VICE is a cross platform C64 emulator. [Simon] points out that the old games just weren’t as much fun without the original hardware. Having a broken C64 lying around, he put it to good use. It now acts as the interface for all the original fun stuff.

If you are a fan of the hardware, but just want to interface it as a normal USB keyboard, that is possible as well.

24 thoughts on “C64 Interface For Your Computer

  1. Actually I pulled it all apart and scrubbed it in the bath with some washing-up liquid (but it is one of the later white breadbox cases) :). You can also see it in action on youtube, just search for “C64 USB Keyboard”

  2. Hehe, would have been worth fixing that C-64G and selling it for a good price, then getting a generic breadbin for almost nothing your project.. :-D

    The G models are quite rare, especially when they are unyellowed.

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